By Christine Goff
Christine Goff's bestselling Birdwatcher's secret sequence has proven readers that birding is pleasant for everyone-but few cuckoos contemplate homicide between its extra unique sights. In her most up-to-date novel, a proposed land deal turns into grounds for homicide... Rachel Wilder's first mistake used to be agreeing to dig up info on well known birder man Saxby. Her moment was once regarding her pal Dorothy MacBean. How may possibly she have expected the 2 might fall head-over-heels in love? Rachel's much more shocked whilst he turns into the top suspect within the homicide of his prot?g?-whose startling reveal may have upstaged his mentor's learn at the painted bunting's top habitat. yet operating to transparent his identify and get to the bottom of this mess, Rachel starts off to ask yourself if-like the painted bunting-Saxby quite did kill one other male who used to be encroaching upon his turf...
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But—” He raised his hand to silence Becker. “That was before we brought Guy on board. Once he had agreed to attend, the committee”—he stressed the word—“felt that Saturday night should be his. ” “Hold on a minute,” said Saxby, stopping Becker midway to the door. Reaching out, he laid a hand on Becker’s arm. Becker sloughed it off. “Paul, listen to me,” said Saxby. “There are a lot of people looking forward to hearing you speak. You can’t just leave. What does is matter if you speak Friday or Saturday?
Oh, my,” said Cecilia, “You certainly are a stub—” “So now you’ve both seen one,” said Rachel, picking up on Lark’s lead and curious about how many birds Dorothy had seen in her lifetime. ” “That’s a significant number of birds, ” said Rachel. The American Birding Association North American checklist only listed 921 species, which meant Dorothy had seen nearly two-thirds of all the bird types documented in the continental United States. “I have six hundred and two,” said Cecilia. ” Dorothy sniffed.
We’re both sixty-something,” said Dorothy. ” Cecilia tugged at the hem of her blue shirt. ” Lark opened the front passenger’s seat door. ” “Wait,” said Cecilia. ” The four of them snatched up their binoculars and moved back toward the feeder. The interloper was sitting on a branch in the trees. The feeder bird was flaunting his scarlet rump. The interloper swooped to the ground and shook out his wings. The birds flew, and this time Rachel did nothing but watch, her grip tight on the binoculars.